#42a9fc Color Information

In a RGB color space, hex #42a9fc is composed of 25.9% red, 66.3% green and 98.8% blue. Whereas in a CMYK color space, it is composed of 73.8% cyan, 32.9% magenta, 0% yellow and 1.2% black. It has a hue angle of 206.8 degrees, a saturation of 96.9% and a lightness of 62.4%. #42a9fc color hex could be obtained by blending #84ffff with #0053f9. Closest websafe color is: #3399ff.

    • R 26
    • G 66
    • B 99
    RGB color chart
    • C 74
    • M 33
    • Y 0
    • K 1
    CMYK color chart

#42a9fc color description : Bright blue.

#42a9fc Color Conversion

The hexadecimal color #42a9fc has RGB values of R:66, G:169, B:252 and CMYK values of C:0.74, M:0.33, Y:0, K:0.01. Its decimal value is 4368892.

Hex triplet 42a9fc #42a9fc
RGB Decimal 66, 169, 252 rgb(66,169,252)
RGB Percent 25.9, 66.3, 98.8 rgb(25.9%,66.3%,98.8%)
CMYK 74, 33, 0, 1
HSL 206.8°, 96.9, 62.4 hsl(206.8,96.9%,62.4%)
HSV (or HSB) 206.8°, 73.8, 98.8
Web Safe 3399ff #3399ff
CIE-LAB 66.945, -2.583, -49.667
XYZ 34.001, 36.56, 97.355
xyY 0.202, 0.218, 36.56
CIE-LCH 66.945, 49.735, 267.023
CIE-LUV 66.945, -36.822, -80.121
Hunter-Lab 60.465, -5.437, -53.138
Binary 01000010, 10101001, 11111100

Color Schemes with #42a9fc

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Alternatives to #42a9fc

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#42a9fc Preview

Text with hexadecimal color #42a9fc

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CSS codes
.text {color:#42a9fc;}
.background {background-color:#42a9fc;}
.border {border:1px solid #42a9fc;}

Shades and Tints of #42a9fc

A shade is achieved by adding black to any pure hue, while a tint is created by mixing white to any pure color. In this example, #000204 is the darkest color, while #f0f8ff is the lightest one.

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Tones of #42a9fc

A tone is produced by adding gray to any pure hue. In this case, #9b9fa3 is the less saturated color, while #42a9fc is the most saturated one.

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Color Blindness Simulator

Below, you can see how #42a9fc is perceived by people affected by a color vision deficiency. This can be useful if you need to ensure your color combinations are accessible to color-blind users.

  • #949494 Achromatopsia 0.005% of the population
  • #8498a9 Atypical Achromatopsia 0.001% of the population
  • #88a5f5 Protanopia 1% of men
  • #72a7fe Deuteranopia 1% of men
  • #00b7c4 Tritanopia 0.001% of the population
  • #6fa6f8 Protanomaly 1% of men, 0.01% of women
  • #61a8fd Deuteranomaly 6% of men, 0.4% of women
  • #18b2d8 Tritanomaly 0.01% of the population